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James R. Doty MD’S Into the Magic Shop A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart.
The Pathological Casebook of Dr. Frances McGill
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Before TV’s small screen arrived, Dr. Frances McGill was Canada's real deal’ as an original crime drama heroine. She was the Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, the CSI Crime Scene Investigator, and the Bones forensic expert all wrapped up in one short stature. Her zest for solving crime mysteries earned her the unofficial title of “Sherlock Holmes of Saskatchewan.” Read her true story.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
City Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Rescue Lieutenant Michael Morse takes you along for a thrill ride as he responds to emergencies that can be heartwarming, hilarious—and sometimes tragic. From the profound to the absurd, from challenging situations to total disbelief, it’s all simply a day at work for our firefighters, EMT’s and police officers.
Henry Marsh's Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Newly Revised (Mar 2016), this is a summary review of Henry Marsh's Best Selling book: Do No Harm. Henry Marsh was a neurosurgeon. As with any human, he made his share of mistakes in his life. It is the darker points of his life and career that are the center of his memoirs, aptly titled Do No Harm. You get the main summary along with all of the benefits and lessons the actual book has to offer.
Welcome to New Orleans. How many shots did you hear?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This collection of short stories will take you on a lights and sirens journey through New Orleans laughing, crying and running for life. B.J. takes you into some of the major events of the last 20 years in New Orleans with his own unique perspective such as Hurricane Katrina, Andrew and more Mardi Gras than you can handle.
What The' - Reflections of a Black Country
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'What The' is about the Black Country, the folk, their life, their stoical attitudes, and their somewhat odd sense of humour. The author reflects on growing up in the grey post-war era; applying colour, he shows how times have changed into the bright new millennium.
Rescuing Providence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Former EMT and firefighter Michael Morse takes you along for the ride as he and his fellow officers respond to 24 emergency calls in a 34-hour period. Rescuing Providence is a fascinating glimpse into the daily lives of the people who do a critical job that is often dangerous, sometimes thankless, but ultimately rewarding.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
It's A Dog's Life For The Other Half
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Steve Ankers’ wife Margaret and brother John have been vets all their lives, so Steve has spent a large part of his life helping them through amusing, harrowing and occasionally disgusting encounters with creatures of all varieties, shapes and sizes. This is a very well-written account of life working closely – sometimes TOO closely - with animals.
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
The Story of an African Doctor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
When Angels Come To Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
As a pediatric nurse, I've experienced the sorrow of a youngsters passing. As a mother, I endured the heartache of my own son's near death experience. Yet despite the despair in all of these situations, I have seen firsthand the grace of God. In When Angels Come to Play, I share the story of three children I was blessed with the opportunity to care for during their final days.
Einstein: Mentiras e Verdades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Einstein era um grande gênio ou plagiou as suas descobertas? (toda a polêmica envolvendo o físico brasileiro César Lattes que acusou Einstein de plagiar Poincaré. Será verdade?) Einstein era religioso ou ateu? Einstein ajudou a construir a bomba atômica? (nesse livro os bastidores da corrida armamentista entre os aliados e os nazistas pela obtenção da bomba atômica).
Packy & Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
On April 14, 1962, the birth of a precocious pachyderm captivated the world. The elephant--Portland, Oregon's own Packy--garnered national and international attention as the first captive elephant born in an American in 44 years. In the face of an unsettling time in Vietnam and rising racial tensions, America needed a distraction.
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Are women ruining medicine? Nah. Real life in the emergency lane, zeroing on body parts and chicks in scrubs. Just like Grey’s Anatomy, medicine with a little bit of sex. And, like Fifty Shades of Grey, a tiny bit of torture.